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Wadi Gnai climbing

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from 45€/day
1 day

This is the classic crag near Dahab and our Excursion will take you to one of the popular spots of either Camel Canyon, Bedouin Garden or Waterfall

Area in the guide book:

Timo remembering how hard it is to find good feet on "Hampu's Digit", 6a+. Photo by Wolfgang

Next Date
from 45€/day
1 day

The Program

We will start at 7am picking you up either at Assala Square or the Lighthouse. Then we head out towards the valley known as Wadi Gnai with an offroad Car. Our certified rock climbing instructor and a Bedouin Guide from the local Muzeina tribe will accompany you. There is going to be tea and coffee made the traditional way over the fire and the bedouin guide will stay with us as there is no reception inside the valley. Around 1:30pm we will return to drop you off at the Pickup spot again roughly at 2pm.

Timo on Cannibal Prince, 6a

What to bring

We will provide you with all the necessary climbing gear, so all you have to bring is 

  • your passport

  • a water bottle

  • sporty clothes

  • solid shoes

  • a warm jacket or jumper

Looking down Camel Canyon

Frequently asked questions

Is there reception in Wadi Gnai?
Even though on some occasions the bedouins might find reception, do not rely on that, mostly there is no reception in Wadi Gnai, so make your arrangements with whoever is in town before leaving the asphalt road.

How are the toilets in Wadi Gnai?
There are no accessible or maintained toilets and due to the high influx of tourists try to avoid seeking the toilet inside the Wadi, it will eventually lead to a problematic situation with the ground water in the valley. If you must, bury it deep and bag any toilet paper you use.

Where can I throw away my trash inside Wadi Gnai?
There is no garbage collectors in Wadi Gnai nor bins. Collect any trash you find and bring it back to Dahab, there is noone regularly cleaning this valley.

Can I come with my own car and park in Wadi Gnai?
It is not customary to bring your own car by the local bedouin rules, so avoid bringing your own car and instead work out with your bedouin guide how to get inside.

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